Vanishing Profit Margins Due to Rapidly Rising Lumber Prices

July 3, 2013

You may have recently noticed lumber prices on the rise. Lumber prices have risen $105-$115 per MBF in the last two months, and are expected to climb another $40-$50 MBF in the next two months. Many companies have bid jobs or have priced

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Increasing Business Insurance Costs

June 3, 2013

Did you know that property and general liability insurance rates are on the rise?  At WPMA we can show you what you can do to minimize increases for your business. For years insurance companies with little or no experience in the

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Low to Non Existant Profit Margins

Is your organization experiencing low to non-existent profit margins?  It is important that your organization operate as wisely as possible if you wish to remain in business.  All manufacturers need to be aware of the importance of

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Use Extreme Caution in Extending Credit

November 26, 2012  |  Extending Credit to Buyers

Wood Products Manufacturers Association has been in existence since 1929 to help companies grow their business and remain competitive in today’s global environment. We would like to discuss the importance of using caution when

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Earn Cash Dividends Through WPMA-Indiana Lumbermans Safety Group

Safety on the job is always the most important thing for your employees and the integrity of your business.  In addition to protecting your employees well being, a solid safety record can actually protect your bottom line as well.  This

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September 24, 2012

Garry Drawbaugh retired from O’Shea Lumber at the end of September. Garry has been associated with the lumber business for 25 years.  First, as a hardwood lumber buyer for York Casket Company, and for the past 11 years as national

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